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February 04, 2007

All Iran, All The Time: Let's Not Kill Lots of These People

Here's a flash animation of people being normal in Tehran. I particularly dig the woman playing golf in a hijab.

On the other hand, I could do without the "Peacetrain" soundtrack. Not because Cat Stevens is Teh Muslim, but because that song makes me feel like someone's pouring treacle on me.

Thanks to James of Homage to Icarus for the link. Be sure not to miss his own post, with the commenter explaining that "a similar montage could just as easily have been constructed around Germany in the 1930s."

Posted at February 4, 2007 11:15 AM | TrackBack

Somewhat off topic, but I couldn't resist.
The Bush administration has found the key to success in Iraq!

"In addition to Foreign Service officers, experts including [..] camel veterinarians are being recruited from the U.S. Agriculture Department."

(From today's WaPo)

Posted by: Bernard Chazelle at February 4, 2007 12:18 PM

A drowing man will grasp any straw. Most likely though The key to success in Iraq is deplomacy with Iran.

Posted by: Mike Meyer at February 4, 2007 01:01 PM

But...but...Michael Moore is fat! (Cue kid in Baghdad scene from F911.)

Posted by: darrelplant at February 4, 2007 04:07 PM

Well, okay, Johanthan. But I think people pay big $$$$ to be covered in treacle at the big city spas.

Posted by: New Day at February 4, 2007 09:09 PM

My soul is weeping because of what we will probably do to the beautiful city pictured in flash animation. Thank you for this stirring insight.

Posted by: straykitty at February 5, 2007 09:05 AM

This gives people in the middle east a good approximation on what to expect from "democratic" people elections in USA...

The skits with the map and Iran are priceless...

Posted by: at February 6, 2007 05:34 AM